Discover the Algarve’s Sights and Tourist Attractions
The Algarve region is what makes up the entirety of southern Portugal. Known for its picturesque beaches and natural formations, and well-preserved towns, it's not at all a surprise that the region has since become a popular destination for any tourist. The best part is all the different attractions, places, and things to see in Algarve, making it appealing to a variety of tourists with different tastes, perfect for a family or a friend’s vacation.
If you're a golfer, know that the Algarve is practically a golfer's paradise as evidenced by the numerous, flourishing golf resorts such as Vilamoura, Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, that have to offer. In your Algarve trip make sure to visit the best towns and destinations with their unique tourist attractions and exceptional delicacies. Want to sample what the local seafood tastes like? Then Olhao is the best one for you as it offers an array of seafood restaurants well-known countrywide as well as far more attractions.
Every city or village has its own attractions in Algarve, that much is for certain, and is basically the reason why tourists who have been here keep coming back for more. If you want a well-rounded, easy-to-read summation of what Algarve sightseeing looks like and of what it has to offer to potential tourists, then please take the time to read the infographic that we have created.
Explore The Algarve with ezClick
With ezClick you can easily book transfer, taxi and shuttle services from the Faro Airport to several destinations in Portugal and Southern Spain. Our transport services include an English-speaking driver with baby seats or child boosters that may be requested when booking. Wheelchair transport is also available for limited mobility passengers.
Apart from our transfer services, ezClick also provides several private tours in the Algarve, such as:
Faro City Tour
Faro is located in the south of Portugal, being the capital of the Algarve and holding most of the Administrative Services of the Region. The main attraction of this city is its 13th century Old Town Vila A’Dentro originally built by the Romans, the 13th Century Cathedral, the Ethnographic Museum, and the Bishop Residence.
A Faro city tour must include visiting the downtown shopping street of Rua the Santo Antonio, since it’s the most traditional local commerce center with a variety of authentic shops and typical esplanades. The Ria Formosa Natural Park should also not be missed, with boat trips, bicycle rides, trail walks and much more along the Ria. There are 3 main beautiful islands to explore by boat, leaving from the Faro Marina, and another one – Faro Island – that is accessible by car.
Eastern Algarve Tour
Throughout this tour you will get to visit some of the most popular algarve attractions in Olhão, Tavira, Cacela Velha and Vila Real de Stº António. A full-day private tour to visit the Best of the East starts, in the Moorish town of Olhão, a very important fishing and canning industry center. The next visit will be Tavira, an old charming town very picturesque and unspoiled by tourism, with as many as 23 catholic churches and a 4th-century roman bridge. The next stop is the Panoramic view of Cacela Velha, the magnificent scenery of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, an essential picture-stop before moving on to Vila Real Stº Antonio. Vila Real Stº Antonio is the last stop of this brilliant Eastern Algarve Tour. This city is the Algarve border town with Spain, remarkably planned in 1774 by Marques de Pombal, with all roads crossing perpendicular, forming squares in an organized pattern.
Historical Algarve Tour
Enjoy a historical algarve tour of Silves, Monchique, Lagos and Sagres while discovering their main attractions. Discover the history and culture of the Algarve with this full-day private tour. The first stop is Silves, known to the Arabs as Xelb, was a flourishing trade center when it became the Moorish capital of Algarve. The next visit will be to Monchique, a typical village in the mountains covered with an exotic and unusual mixture of magnolia, eucalyptus, pine, chestnut, cork oak, and strawberry trees. The following city to discover is Lagos, the Portuguese city of the discoveries in 15th/16th centuries, with the first slave market in Europe, the statue of Henry, The Navigator, and the golden church of Saint Anthony. Proceed to Cape St. Vincent, the south-westernmost point in Europe having one of the most powerful lighthouses and to Baleeira, an important fishing harbor.
Traditional Algarve Tour
A full-day private tour to discover the remote villages of the interior of the Algarve such as Caldeirao Mountains, Querença, Salir and Alte. All this villages are still unspoiled by the artificialities of modern life. Have a great time exploring all the wonderful atractions that this villages have to offer. The countryside is rugged with breathtaking views of rolling hills and green valleys. Carobs, almonds, figs, and olives grow along the steep slopes. Visit one of the highest points of the Caldeirao Mountains. The villages of Querença and Salir stand out like tiny jewels against the rough hill scenery, small ensembles of white and graceful houses overgrown with jacarandas and bougainvilleas. Spend the afternoon in Alte "the most typical Algarve village". Enjoy the white-washed houses with decorative chimneys and spring waterfalls.
Lagos & Cape St. Vincent Tour
This private tour comprises a visit to the best attractions in Lagos and Cape ST. Vicent. During half of the day you will visit Lagos, discovering a city open to the Atlantic ocean, which played a very important role during the Portuguese discoveries of the 15th/16th centuries. The next stop is Cape St. Vicent, the south-westernmost point in Europe, with its powerful lighthouse.
Silves & Monchique Tour
Explore the marvelous algarve sights though a private tour of Silves and Monchique where you will find breathtaking landscapes in the nature. Half-day private tour to Silves – Discover the old city and visit the 13th-century cathedral and Moorish castle. Proceed to the highest point in the Algarve – Fóia - 902 meters. Pass by Monchique and stop at Caldas de Monchique and the old Roman spa, famous for the mineral water.
Our Algarve tours were thoughtfully planned to provide the best experiences to our customers while showing all that Algarve has to offer. From historical tours to shopping tours, discover all of the things you can see in Algarve with our assistance. All to make your travels easier and more pleasant!
More information about our private tour in the Algarve here: Faro City Tour, Eastern Algarve Tour, Historical Algarve Tour, Traditional Algarve Tour, Lagos & Cape St. Vincent Tour, Silves & Monchique Tour.
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